In South Carolina, a school teacher has taken a payoff to be quiet and go away after being fired for stomping on an American flag.
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
I learn something new every time I read through the Today’s Document Tumblr page published by the National Archives. Sometimes it’s stuff that I learn that I guess I wish I hadn’t. I felt that way reading a recently posted document on the Kent State shooting. Saturday marks 43 years since National Guard troops killed Read more →
By MPR News editor Bill Wareham Earlier this week, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), announced it was accepting nominations for a new award. It could well be argued that industry awards tend to be overly self-congratulatory and are handed out a little too freely. But this award, the Golden Padlock, is different: “This honor acknowledges Read more →
Mariah Herron of Marshfield, Wis. wanted a prom dress that reflected her love of the outdoors. What her dad ended up sewing for her certainly fits the bill.
Just yesterday Vikings punter Chris Kluwe hinted that his outspoken ways might by why the team is thinking about cutting him from its roster, according to NBC’s Pro Football Talk. Today, his advocacy won him an award. From WebbyAwards.com: Among professional athletes, Kluwe is one of the foremost proponents of marriage equality and has thoughtfully Read more →
The family, victims of horrible hate messages on Facebook in the immediate aftermath of the Boston bombings, announced the news on Facebook.
The government spends almost $900,000 a year on bank fees for accounts that are empty.
You’ll just have to forgive failed Minnesota Twin — and probable Red Sox Hall of Famer — David Ortiz for the language he used today at Fenway Park
Andrew Kitzenberg, an Edina native, had a bad seat for the overnight shootout in the Watertown area of metropolitan Boston. He’s next door.
Some eagle eggs are in the process of hatching.
A new image of the Twin Cities from the commander of the space station.
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Each year it occurs, the fight against flooding in the Fargo Moorhead area becomes more of a class war.
This is literally something you don’t see every day: the Amish.
Friends of Elyse Stern, the woman killed in Minneapolis while riding her bike a little more than a week ago, have decided on a way to honor her memory.